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Ryan McCarty

Ryan McCarty

    • Co-Founder of Culture of Good, Inc. 
    • Author of Build a Culture of Good
    • Work has been featured in Huffington Post, Inc.com, People, Forbes
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Speaking Highlights

Ryan McCarty is an author, speaker and the co-founder of Culture of Good, Inc.

Culture of Good teaches for-profit companies how to operate their business with the soul of a non-profit to drive their business toward greater success.

Ryan is the author of Build a Culture of Good: Unleash Results By Letting Your Employees Bring Their Soul To Work. His work has been featured in Huffington Post, Inc.com, People, Forbes and more. He is also featured on podcasts regularly for his profound message on how to operate your business and live your life with a soul.

Ryan began his career as a full-time minister leading non-profit organizations for more than 20 years before becoming director of customer and employee relations at TCC, one of the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Wireless Retailers. During his time at TCC, Ryan launched and created Culture of Good, a movement that enabled the wireless retailer’s 3,000 employees to give back in all 850 communities in which they exist. The Culture of Good inspires employees, ignites positive change in the world, and impacts a company’s bottom line. Ryan’s work during his five years at TCC drove financial results for the company, reduced employee turnover and truly built a Culture of Good within TCC.

Ryan bases his work on the principle that profit isn’t evil. He believes every leader and employee can leverage their daily work to discover their life calling by making the world better and meeting the needs of others. As Ryan’s book exhibits, the difference between a corporate social responsibility program and a Culture of Good is that the latter is the emotional operating system that becomes the business’ DNA. A Culture of Good can drive a business toward greater success, inspiring their employees, customers and communities, and connecting to a greater purpose that can empower all their stakeholders to do more good.

Recruit and Train the Best People

In this keynote presentation, Ryan teaches how to engage potential and current employees through 3 means: meaning, belonging, and fulfillment. Ryan shares how he used authentic storytelling to help build one of the largest cultural movements in the retail industry. The audience will learn how to lead through tumultuous change as transformative, values-based leadership that engages hearts and minds to answer the question, “What is the most compelling reason to work for us?”

Topics: Employee experience, recruitment, employee retainment & loyalty, hiring, onboarding, HR, culture change, cause marketing, employee engagement, competitive advantage, learning and development, leading through change.

Work Your Passion/Lead Your Legacy

In this keynote presentation Ryan challenges leaders to lead with the end in mind. He shares how to lead beyond position and title to adopt a servant leadership paradigm. The audience will learn how to lead through inspiration and authentic connection. Ryan shares his own story of a teacher who cared for him when his mom died from suicide and his dad was a heroin addict. The principles taught from his personal experience leading in non-profit and for-profit guarantees a life led for legacy for senior and up and coming leaders to answer the question, “How am I going to matter?”.

Topics: Leadership, servant leadership, company culture, succession planning, rehumanizing business, learning and development.

Redefining Customer Service

In this keynote presentation Ryan teaches how to serve customers through inviting them to help build your culture. Great customer service can no longer be taken for granted and those companies that lack it will fail. But customer service should be a given, not a differentiator. In this speech, Ryan redefines customer service as a new level of customer engagement in the very culture a company is attempting to build. The audience will learn how to differentiate their business by seeing their customer experience as relational, not just transactional to answer the question, “What is the most compelling reason to do business with us?”.

Topics: Customer loyalty, new client acquisition, HR, culture change, cause marketing, employee engagement, customer experience, competitive advantage, learning and development.Building a Better Workplace and World With Purpose

In this keynote presentation Ryan inspires each of us to bring our soul to work every day. He shares how building an authentic, caring community connects each of us to a more meaningful, fulfilling experience while at work. The audience will learn how to show up to work every day knowing that their passion for community can not only drive business, but also drive the positive change they want to make in the world to answer the question, “Why am I going to work today?”.

Topics: Employee engagement, HR, employee retention, customer experience, CSR (corporate social responsibility), talent recruitment, company culture, culture change, cause marketing, learning and development.

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